IDEX Essentials: The Power to Pass the IDEX California Exam (IDEXES)

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Copyright: 2009
Page Count: 480
Format: Paperback
Dimensions: 8 1/2 x 11
  • David Kent Ballast, FAIA, NCIDQ-Cert. No. 9425

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    David Kent Ballast, FAIA, CSI, NCIDQ Certification No. 9425, owns Architectural Research Consulting, a firm offering information and management services to architects, interior designers, and the construction industry. Mr. Ballast taught interior construction and other courses at Arapahoe Community College for over 20 years. A licensed architect in the state of Colorado, Mr. Ballast has written many books on design topics.


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    IDEX Essentials: The Power to Pass the IDEX California Exam (IDEXES)

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    IDEX Essentials: The Power to Pass the IDEX California® Exam provides a thorough review of each of the IDEX California exam's three domains. IDEX Essentials covers everything interior designers need to know about the California Building Codes, business practices, ethics, and design standards.

    Prepare to Pass the IDEX California Exam

    • Over 150 figures that illustrate interior design concepts and codes

    • More than 265 exam-like questions, complete with fully explained answers

    • Study guidelines, exam tips, strategies, and insights

    • A complete index of figures, tables, codes, and concepts 

    Exam Topics Covered

    • Administration

    • Construction Types

    • Interior Finish Requirements

    • Accessibility

    • Miscellaneous Requirements

    • Occupancy

    • Fire Resistive Requirements

    • Means of Egress

    • Building Systems

    • Professional Ethics

    • Contractual Issues Between Client and Design Professional

    • California Legal Issues

    • Business Procedures

    • Design Theory

    • Design Phase

    • Environmental Requirements

    • Finishes, Furnishings, Fixtures, and Equipment

    • Human Factors

    • Contract Documents

    • Contract Administration Process

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